Community Calendar

Community Calendar is a free service.  Please submit your events or information in writing to or mail to WBRM, 147 N. Garden Street, Marion, NC 28752.  Please submit your information a week to 10 days ahead of the event. 

Visit and shop with the Tailgate Market vendors. Growers will have fall crops and hand- made items for sale. Come join the Fun for Fall in Downtown Marion! Remember, the Farmers Market continues 3:00 PM, each Tuesday, through December 12th.

There is assistance available for people with Medicare who have limited incomes and resources. If they qualify, they can receive assistance with premiums, deductibles and co-payments for their prescriptions.  Visit the local Social Security office, call Social Security toll free at 1-800-772-1213, visit, or request an extra help assistance application by contacting SHIIP.  You may also contact your local SHIIP Coordinating Site, McDowell Senior Center 828-659-0821

The Marion Christmas Parade, is scheduled for Sunday, November 19, 3:00 p.m. The theme for the parade is “Serving Others”.    For more information, call the Lou Godfrey, 652-2215. 

The City of Marion Administration Offices , Public Works Department, Sanitation Department and the Animal Shelter will be closed for the Thanksgiving Holidays Thursday November 23rd and Friday November 24th . There will be NO brush pick up for this week.  ALL residential garbage, recycles and street trash will run two (2) days in advance. Eastfield area will be on regular schedule.